House Majority Leader Richard Gephardt and two other congressmen last month urged Russian President Boris Yeltsin to support a plan to bring public finance to his country.

In a letter to the Russian leader signed by rep. Gephardt, D.-Missouri, Rep. Thomas J. Downey, D-N.Y., and Rep. Samuel Gejdenson, D-Conn., the three congressmen said public finance techniques could help the Russian people in their battle to develop a free market economy.

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